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Review: Feed The Rhino – The Sorrow And The Sound

The difficult third album. It is often seen by bands as a point where some changes need to be made and they are not always good. There are an immeasurable number of bands that have gone too far down the rabbit hole of creativity and emerge at the other end with something that either taints or destroys what would otherwise have been a pivotal ...

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Joey Jordison Leaves Slipknot for Personal Reasons

It has been announced via a statement on the bands website that drummer Joey Jordison has left Slipknot citing personal reasons. Although the band claim that their plans to release a new album will go ahead almost as planned, it is unclear at this time who will replace Jordison. More information and clarification is expected from the band in the ...

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The Dillinger Escape Plan – Live @ KoKo, London 8/11/13

It’s been a while since The Dillinger Escape Plan have brought their very unique brand of music to our fair shores and the electricity in the air inside the KoKo tonight is a clear indicator of this. Back on their first headline tour in what feels like an eternity, its clear that both the band and the crowd are ready to get ...

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Black Shapes ‘Sleep, Sleep, Sleep’

A lot of people have been making a lot of noise about London hardcore outfit Black Shapes of recent and rightly so. Their previously released EP ‘The Mourning Light’ left them head and shoulders above a somewhat stagnant scene and was simply a lesson in how jaw-breakingly brilliant hardcore music can still be when its executed correctly. Brutal yet concise, it whet ...

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Nirvana ‘In Utero’ 20th Anniversary

Nirvana’s In Utero album has been perceived in two drastically different ways since it’s original release on September 21st 1993. The first was that it was a kind of preemptive suicide note from Cobain to the rest if the world. This view was only strengthened upon the news of Kurt Cobain’s untimely death in April of 1994. The second perspective, ...

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The Dillinger Escape Plan – One Of Us Is The Killer

There are many ways one could describe The Dillinger Escape Plan but most of what you will hear in day-to-day life will be factually inaccurate. Those who aren’t fans of the music, band or are, for want of a better word, closed-minded, will have you believe that it’s nothing more than a chaotic ‘noise’ without structure or timing which serves ...

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The Dillinger Escape Plan announce release date for ‘One If Us Is The Killer’

New Jersey leviathan The Dillinger Escape Plan have, at last, announced a release date for their upcoming fifth studio album One Of Us Is The Killer. The album, released via a partnership with their own copyright imprint Party Smasher Inc and Sumerian Records in the United States with a separate partnership with BMG covering the rest if the world, will ...

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RAMzine Introduces… Radio Alcatraz

Radio Alcatraz are a band that were formed around what is essentially the best goal a band can have: to make music that’s honest and credible and to have a live show to match. And boy have they done it! Producing a sound that stems from a variety of influences including Breach, At The Drive In, Refused, Hell Is For ...

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The Dillinger Escape Plan Reveal New Album Title and Artwork

After what feels like an eternity of waiting, boundary smashing New Jersey outfit, The Dillinger Escape Plan, have finally released some details about their upcoming fifth full-length studio release. The album, titled One Of Us Is The Killer is set to be released via a partnership of the bands own copyright imprint Party Smasher Inc and Sumerian Records in North America with ...

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Wounds ‘Die Young’ Album Review

The guys over at In At The Deep End Records have been making a lot of noise about their latest signing Wounds recently and rightly so. Reports of the band attacking venues up and down the country with their own particular brand of dirty rock ‘n’ roll/punk have spread far and wide through the underground as anticipation of their debut ...

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